Jam vs Jelly: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Jam - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Jelly - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is More Calories in Jam

At first glance, you can see that in jam is much more calories than in jelly.

Jam has 238 kcal per 100g and jelly 60 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 297%.

In jam and in jelly most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare jam with jelly in details.

Fact 2: Jam And Jelly Nutrition Difference

Jelly vs Jam: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gJamJelly
Calories238 60
Carbohydrates59.86 g14.19 g
Protein0.37 g1.22 g
Water30.47 g84.39 g
Calcium20 mg3 mg
Iron0.49 mg0.02 mg
Magnessium4 mg1 mg
Phosphorus11 mg1 mg
Potassium77 mg1 mg
Sodium32 mg75 mg
Zink11 mg1 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.076 mg0.006 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.036 mg0.001 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.011 mg0.001 mg

Less protein in jam

It is aslo easy to see see that in jam is less protein than in jelly.

There is 1.22g per 100g of jelly and 0.37g per 100g of jam so using simple math we can see that difference is about 230%.

More carbohydrates in jam

In jam is more carbohydrates than in jelly.

There is 14.19g/100g of carbohydrates in jelly and 59.86g/100g in jam so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 322%.


  • Calories238
  • Carbohydrates59.86 g
  • Protein0.37 g
  • Water30.47 g
Jam calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | small jar | large jar

Calories source

  • 99% CARBS.
  • 1% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT


  • Calories60
  • Carbohydrates14.19 g
  • Protein1.22 g
  • Water84.39 g
Jelly calories per:
100g | ounce | tablespoon | teaspoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 92% CARBS
  • 8% PROTEIN
  • 0% FAT

Vitamins: jelly vs jam

  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin): jam 1167% more than jelly
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin): jam 3500% more than jelly
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid): jam 1000% more than jelly

Minerals: jam vs jelly

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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